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The Health Design Podcast brought to you by the Journal of Health Design( Features interviews with the world's leading health design experts including clinicians, designers, patients, authors and researchers. Better health by design.

The Health Design Podcast brought to you by the Journal of Health Design( Features interviews with the world's leading health design experts including clinicians, designers, patients, authors and researchers. Better health by design.




The Health Design Podcast brought to you by the Journal of Health Design( Features interviews with the world's leading health design experts including clinicians, designers, patients, authors and researchers. Better health by design.




Luke Escombe, ambassador for Crohn's and Colitis Australia.

Luke Escombe is an award-winning singer-songwriter, musician, and comedian who has turned his 25 years of living with chronic illness into inspiration for his art. Growing up in London, with a Rock and Roll Dad who worked in the music business, Luke’s dreams of rock stardom suffered a serious blow at the age of 14 when he was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease. After spending long stretches of his 20’s either housebound or heavily medicated, Luke finally launched his first album as a...


Craig Lipset

Craig Lipset is the founder of Clinical Innovation Partners, providing advisory and board leadership with pharma, tech and venture capital to bring vision and driving action at the intersection of research, digital solutions, and patient engagement. He is co-chair for the Decentralized Trials & Research Alliance, serves on the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research and the MedStar Health Research Institute, as well as on the Editorial Board for Therapeutic Innovation...


Rod Ritchie, patient advocate

Rod was diagnosed with Stage IIIB IBC and treated with FEC x 3, Taxol x 3, a mastectomy and axillary clearance, with 2/23 nodes positive, and had 33 doses of radiation. He has been on tamoxifen for six years. Rod soon realised that he needed to get up to speed on treatments to ensure that the was receiving best-practice protocols. Two years later, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer and had a prostatectomy. Currently he's NED for both cancers. Rod tries to engage effectively on social...


Jim Gagli

At 50 years old James Gagli committed to medical training. In this podcast he explores the reasons for starting on the most demanding course of education in the hope of serving as a doctor in years to come.


Bárbara Segarra-Vázquez

Bárbara Segarra-Vázquez, D.H.Sc., has been a faculty member at the University of Puerto Rico for more than 30 years, is the Dean of the School of Health Professions, and the Principal Investigators of a R25 training program for young investigators funded by NIMHD. Dr. Segarra-Vázquez is a two time breast cancer survivor and became an advocate after her first diagnosis. She became a volunteer for Komen Puerto Rico and was Board President for four years. Under her leadership the PR Affiliate...


David Fajgenbaum

David Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSc, FCPP, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Translational Medicine & Human Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania, Director of the Penn Center for Cytokine Storm Treatment & Laboratory (CSTL), Executive Director of the Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN), and Associate Director, Patient Impact for the Penn Orphan Disease Center. David Fajgenbaum is a groundbreaking physician-scientist, disease hunter, speaker, and bestselling author of the...


Christophe Jauquet, Author of the book “Healthusiasm”

Christophe Jauquet is an international keynote speaker and author of the book “Healthusiasm”. As a health marketing expert, he inspires consumer businesses and healthcare organisations around the world. With his experience at the intersection of health, marketing and technology, Christophe guides companies and brands in creating business strategies to remain relevant in this Healthusiasm World.


Craig Rayner, President of Certara’s Integrated Drug Development and Strategic Consulting Services

Dr. Rayner is President of Certara’s Integrated Drug Development and Strategic Consulting Services. In this capacity, he supports a global team of clinical and quantitative pharmacologists, pharmacometricans, regulatory strategy and drug development scientists who create value for clients across the drug development ecosystem and ultimately accelerate patients’ access to medicines. Craig has extensive global experience in early and late development of therapeutics, regulatory interaction...


Geri Lynn Baumblatt

Geri is a patient, family caregiver, and clinician advocate. She works to improve care communication through asynchronous technology, health literacy, and co-design. She currently works with Docola - a social good organization that's created a free care communication platform to help hospitals, clinics and care providers find and e-prescribe education and resources to patients and care partners. She’s building a patient education content clearinghouse. Contact her if you’d like to contribute...


Daniel G Garza

Daniel G Garza has been an HIV/AIDS Patient Leader, Advocate, and Educator since 2001 starting in The Rio Grande area of Texas, Houston, and now in Southern California.With a foundation based on teaching prevention to high schools, colleges, and universities. A member of the Board of Directors for Radiant Health Centers and Chair of the Client Advisory Committee. A member of Positively Fearless campaign, Ambassador for Global Healthy Living Foundation, Rainbow Soul Circle, LyfeBulb, and...


Amit Goyal

Amit Goyal is a cardiology fellow at the Cleveland Clinic. He is co-founder and host of the CardioNerds Podcast and co-host of the Talking Tall Rounds Podcast. He completed his medical school at the University of California, San Diego and went on to enjoy residency training in the Osler Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he served as the Assistant Chief of Service of the Barker Firm. As ACS he founded Osler Grand Rounds, an interactive mystery case discussion, and helped establish a...


Grace B. Charrier, patient advocate

Grace B. Charrier is a debut Author, Speaker, Host and Content Creator of Cancer Convos with Grace B. She is also a proud survivor and thriver of Stage 3 Breast Cancer (DCIS). After completing her treatment in 2017, she felt a strong calling to amplify her voice and reach out to and support cancer patients, survivors, and their families by inviting healthcare professionals to share their valid insights about cancer. This she achieved by establishing a thriving and engaging community via her...


Denise McCuaig, patient advocate

Denise McCuaig is a Métis elder residing in British Columbia, Canada. She is the past Director, Aboriginal Health for the Interior Health Authority. Over the past two years she has been supporting the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement as an Indigenous Coach and Mentor. Denise is a board member of the Mood Disorder Society of Canada, First People’s Wellness Circle and Lii Michif Otipemisiwak Child and Family Services Society. She has four adult children and seven grandchildren;...


Don Dizon, Professor of Medicine at Brown University

Don Dizon, MD, FACP, is Professor of Medicine at Brown University and a medical oncologist with research interestes in novel therapies of breast and pelvic cancers (e.g. ovarian, uterine, cervical cancers), survivorship particularly as it pertains to sexual health for men and women with cancer, and social media. He is the Director of the Breast and Pelvic Malignancies Program at Lifespan Cancer Institute and Director of Medical Oncology at Rhode Island Hospital. Additionally, he is the Chair...


Soojin Jun, pharmacist and patient advocate

Soojin (or “Soo”) is a board certified geriatric pharmacist in Illinois and Wisconsin. She is also a certified professional in patient safety and certified professional in healthcare quality, evidently very passionate about patient safety and quality improvement. After losing her dad to many gaps in healthcare as a minority caregiver, possibly from medication adverse events, she changed her career from a wedding videographer to a pharmacist. She specializes in medication therapy management...


BJ Miller, hospice and palliative medicine physician and educator

Dr. BJ Miller is a longtime hospice and palliative medicine physician and educator. He currently sees patients and families via telehealth through Mettle Health, a company he co-founded with the aim to provide personalized, holistic consultations for any patient or caregiver who needs help navigating the practical, emotional and existential issues that come with serious illness and disability. BJ’s been on faculty at his alma mater, UCSF, since 2007 and has worked in all settings of care:...


Jim Mold, George Lynn Cross Professor Emeritus, University of Oklahoma

James Mold is a revered family physician, geriatrician, researcher, and leader who has helped to reshape our thinking about health and health care. Throughout his career, Mold has contributed to undergraduate and graduate medical education. He has inspired many young family physicians to get involved in research while continuing to provide outstanding care to patients. In 2014, the year he retired, the OUHSC established the James W. Mold Oklahoma Primary Healthcare Improvement Cooperative...


Wasim Ahmed, Lecturer in Digital Business, Newcastle Uni, UK.

Dr. Ahmed is a Lecturer in Digital Business with a specialism in social media research in the Department of Marketing, Operations and Systems at Newcastle University. He completed his PhD at the University of Sheffield and his thesis examined the role of social media during infectious disease outbreaks. More recently, he has been working on examining social media data related to the COVID-19 Pandemic and specifically the spread of conspiracy theories on platforms such as Twitter. He is a...


Hassan Tetteh, Thoracic Surgeon and dedicated Physician Executive.

Dr. Tetteh is a Thoracic Surgeon and dedicated Physician Executive. Tetteh serves as the Mission Chief of Warfighter Health for the United States Department of Defense and leads a Specialized Thoracic Adapted Recovery (STAR) Team to expand heart and lung transplantation and save lives. A servant leader and humanitarian, Dr. Tetteh solves problems creatively with global perspective in administration, public policy, and entrepreneurship.


Rab Razzak, Clinical director of palliative care at an academic institution in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

Rab Razzak, is clinical director of palliative care at an academic institution in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. After obtaining his medical degree from Bangladesh Medical College, he completed his internal medicine residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine Program at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey. He worked as a hospitalist in the early years of his practice and then transitioned to a palliative medicine physician and worked at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Johns...